Oscar Galindez of Argentina who was last year's runner up at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship race and multiple Ironman Champion Lisa Bentley of Canada were victorious at the inaugural running of the Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island in Providence, Rhode Island.
Over 1,200 athletes participated in the inaugural event which consisted of a 1.2 mile Swim, a 56 mile Bike and a 13.1 mile Run.
2008 Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island Results:
|1 - Oscar Galindez||3:54:04||1 - Lisa Bentley||4:27:50|
|2 - Richie Cunningham||3:56:46||2 - Annie Gervais||4:33:46|
|3 - Paul Ambrose||3:57:48||3 - Andrea Fisher||4:37:59|
|4 - James Cotter||3:59:37||4 - Kim Webster||4:49:07|
|5 - Tim Berkel||4:01:08||5 - Deanna Frank||4:52:46|
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Oscar Galindez and Lisa Bentley Claim Titles at Inaugural Amica Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island [via I